Preparing for the unexpected with disaster recovery solutions enabled by tech that need to be updated in the face of significant changes to system architecture, system dependencies and recovery personnel.
The ASEAN Regional Computer Emergency Response Team is a key goal of the ASEAN ICT Masterplan 2020 and the nation also established an inter-agency Counter Ransomware Task Force.
NSW businesses trialing innovative, field-ready bushfire technologies can now apply for the second round of the NSW Government’s Bushfire Technology Pilots Programme.
A new facility at RMIT will put emergency service uniforms and other materials to the flame test to ensure the safest personal protective clothing for Australia’s firefighters and defence personnel is being developed.
Currently, the tool is being used post-event to study wildfire evacuation behaviour, but the team is working on a real-time evacuation prediction model that could be used by emergency services during a wildfire.
Thai government agencies and a messaging company have worked together to start a disaster notification service. This is a new way for more people to get emergency alerts, which will save lives and property.
The Queensland Earth Observation Hub, a partnership between the Queensland Government and SmartSat CRC was launched with the announcement of two new earth observation research projects.
Philippines’ DICT launched its first-ever floating digital centre to address the digital divide and educational needs of unserved/underserved areas; restored the high-frequency radio wrecked by Typhoon Odette.
In collaboration with Everbridge, we hosted an OpenGovLive! Virtual Insight Session discussing practical solutions to go beyond surviving critical events risks to proactively protecting people, customers, and business operations.